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Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport
Aeropuerto de Rio Gallegos "Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández"
IATA: RGL – ICAO: SAWG
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Government and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Serves Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
Location Ruta N3, km 2618. (Z9400). RÍO GALLEGOS
Elevation AMSL 66 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 51°36′31″S 69°18′45″W / 51.60861°S 69.3125°W / -51.60861; -69.3125
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,550 11,639 Concrete
Statistics (2007)
Total Passengers 201,623
Sources: AIP, ORSNA, DAFIF

Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Rio Gallegos "Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández") (IATA: RGL, ICAO: SAWG) is located 4.5 km (2.8 miles) west-southwest of the center of Río Gallegos, a city in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina. The airport covers an area of 1150 hectares (2841 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.

It is served by Aerolíneas Argentinas, LAN Argentina and LADE. It has 149,750 m² of runways, 74,690 m² of taxiways, 2,285 m² of terminal, and 2,187 m² of hangars. It was constructed in 1964, and the paved runway was inaugurated in 1972 with a Caravelle flight of Aerolíneas Argentinas. Rio Gallegos' airport has the longest runway in the country.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Ushuaia
Austral Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
LADE Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Comodoro Rivadavia, El Calafate, Esquel, Gobernador Gregores, Puerto Deseado, Puerto San Julián, Puerto Santa Cruz, Río Grande, Ushuaia
LAN Airlines Punta Arenas, Santiago de Chile, Stanley
LAN Argentina Buenos Aires-Aeroparque


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General Info
Country Argentina
ICAO ID SAWG
Time UTC-3
Latitude -51.608875
51° 36' 31.95" S
Longitude -69.312636
069° 18' 45.49" W
Elevation 61 feet
19 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 012° E (05/06)
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Alternate Name PILOTO CIVIL NORBERTO FERNANDEZ
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS


Communications
CON 124.7
RDO 122.1
2965
5547
11282
ATIS 116.7
APP/TWR 119.1


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
07/25 11647 x 148 feet
3550 x 45 meters
CONCRETE. 064RCWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME GAL RIO GALLEGOS 114X 116.7 At Field -
NDB GAL RIO GALLEGOS - 330 1.4 NM 312.6


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Bird and animal haz.
CSTMS/AG/IMG CSTMS and IMG avbl O/R.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)



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